Carl Germano, CNS, CDN is a NY Board Certified Clinical Nutritionist and Vice President for Verdant Oasis. He holds a masters degree in clinical nutrition from New York University and has over 35 years experience in product development for several of the largest vitamin supplement companies in the trade including Solgar, Country Life, Bluebonnet, Nutratech, Ajinomoto, and others. Today, he continues his efforts in product development and research and is responsible for providing the dietary supplement, medical foods, and beverage industries with the next generation of clinically important phytocannabinoid ingredients. A prolific author with several bestselling trade books including “The Misled Athlete”, “Natures Pain Killers”, “The Osteoporosis Solution”, “The Brain Wellness Plan” and his most recent “Road To Ananda: The Simple Guide To The Endocannabinoid System, Phytocannabinoids & Your Health”. In addition to his current position, he heads a private product development consulting company, has held a progressive nutrition practice at The Nutrition Therapy Center in New York for many years, and is a frequent lecturer and radio guest.